If unemployment has you down, Viagra wants to help

This a total cheap shot headline but – of course – I had to go for it. The actual marketing effort from Pfizer is a remarkably cool thing for the company to do.

The world’s biggest drugmaker will provide more than 70 of its prescription drugs at no cost to unemployed, uninsured Americans, regardless of their prior income, who lost jobs since Jan. 1 and have been on the Pfizer drug for three months or more.

The drugs to be given away include covered include several diabetes medications and top money makers like  Lipitor, Celebrex, Lyrica and Viagra. It also includes antibiotics, antidepressants, antifungal treatments, several heart drugs, contraceptives and smoking cessation products. The company says it doesn’t know how much the program will cost and hasn’t put a cap on spending for it. Last year the company made $8 billion profit on $48 billion in revenue.

2 thoughts on “If unemployment has you down, Viagra wants to help

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